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Feb 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
. and this president has made unprecedented use of them. nbc news has obtained a government document that lays out the legal argument to justify the president's use of drones to kill al qaeda suspects, including, in some cases, u.s. citizens. our national investigative correspondent michael isikoff broke the story and has our report. >> reporter: drones have been called president obama's weapon of choice. during his four years as commander in chief, u.s. military and cia drone strikes have accelerated at an unprecedented pace. more than 400 cia strikes against targets in pakistan and yemen. eight times as many as under president bush. >> they have been very precise, precision strikes against al qaeda and their affiliates. >> these strikes are legal. they are ethical. and they are wise. >> reporter: but today, new questions about drone strikes targeting american citizens, including anwar al awlaki. born in new mexico and killed in yemen in 2011. he allegedly directed the so-called underwear bomber, who tried to blow up an airliner over detroit in 2009. but awlaki was never charged with a crime. nbc
FOX Business
Feb 19, 2013 3:00pm EST
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PBS
Feb 8, 2013 6:30pm PST
. the u.s. trade gap narrows as the world buys more made in america products and the u.s. buys less foreign oil. >> susie: and with gas prices rising, chevy hopes its new diesel chevy cruze will attract buyers looking for more miles per gallon. >> tom: that and more tonight on "n.b.r." >> susie: millions of people are bracing tonight for a powerful snow storm that could cripple the east coast. some forecasters say this could be the blizzard of the century with record amounts of snow and extremely strong winds. in parts of the northeast, transportation was shut down. the governors of massachusetts and connecticut declared a state of emergency and banned car travel, train service and cancelled flights in and out of boston. while the worst of the storm has yet to hit, many businesses and cities were busy making preparations today. erika miller reports. >> reporter: this monstrous storm is already being compared to the great blizzard of '78, when vast amounts of snow blanketed the ohio valley and the great lakes. that storm lasted 36 hours, leaving cars stranded. this storm could also b
FOX Business
Feb 18, 2013 6:00pm EST
out that the guy who ran the agency, it's always connected the on thank you for joining us. that's all we have for "money." "the willis report" is coming up next. gerri: hello, everybody, i am gerri willis. tonight on "the willis report", no urgency in washington as 1 trillion-dollar concussion is just around the corner. and one of the biggest tax in obamacare and it's about to head. thousands of dollars more a year for your health insurance. and gas prices are now up for 32 days straight. there is plenty of supply, but why are prices soaring? "the willis report" is on the case. gerri: we will have all of that and more coming up. first, our top story tonight. more and more likely that across-the-board spending cuts will happen in washington. ten days away from the so-called sequester. our elected officials are working on the problem, actually, they are not, they are taking time off. they left town with no clear idea on how to fix this mess. even president obama, who spent this weekend working on his golf swing with tiger woods, he even managed the next around today. he is on his way ho
PBS
Feb 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
pushing up fuel prices. those higher prices come as gasoline is also on the rise. joining us now with the outlook for energy, alan harry. he's portfolio manager and c.e.o. of the spartan commodity fund. alan, let me first start off by talking to you about home heating oil. we saw prices up this week 3%. what is the trend going forward? >> well, thank you for having me. what i look at right now is short term we're going up a little bit more. longer term we're heading down. two, three weeks we're going to go up just a little bit more. after that, down we go. >> susie: why is that? >> well, i think we're coming to the close of the heating season. we already have an idea of what days we have left of heating. and it's not using up enough. so they've kept a lot in reserve, a lot of speculation coming to the market, and it's not getting used up. two, three weeks we have a great idea of where we will sit heating season wise. after that, down we go displuz for most of the u.s., households use natural gas. they don't use heating oil. and the ones that do are mostly in the northeast. so com
CNBC
Feb 4, 2013 4:00am EST
westgate is away but we'll do our best without him. we have michael brown to help us through things. coming up on the program, we'll head out to hong kong where china is requiring a reinstruct during of the economy. >>> after that, of course, the super bowl wasn't just one of the on biggest sporting events of the year, it was one of the biggest days of the year for madison avenue. we'll take a look at which ads were touchdowns and were ads were fumbles. >> mariana rajoy meets angela merkel. >>> plus, upcoming elections that sylvia berlusconi has called his last great electoral and political battle. >>> the power to split up uk banks if they fail to -- activity. george osborne is expected to give the bank of england the responsibility to make sure banks are involved in these activities. you have to love the extended analogy. watch the george osborne speech live here at 10:30 local for those of you here with us in the uk. in the meantime, there are more charges at the top over at barclay's. last night, the bank's financial chief and financial chief announced their leaving. tomorrow, barclay's
FOX Business
Feb 18, 2013 9:00pm EST
and people of ill repute. >> all too often we see the u.s. is doing that, elevating dictators dollars to the detriment of israel. the human rights council, 40 percent of the resolutions they put up claim that israel ignoring nigeria, sudan. neil: united and look past our differences between us and focus on our common enemy, and ask for that could destroy as. >> which is why i think you respond with this. this is what the u.n. is set up to do and finally they're doing it. i am told there is an asteroid the supposed to hit as april 132036 which gives the u.s. plenty of time to coalesce this global exclusion. neil: you don't have to worry about that. a non-issue for me. allan dodds that one. your final thoughts on whether the u.n. can do at least this right? >> i think a body that empowers home loss, the saddam government , we were just talking about it. it should not be so interested with the security of the united states of america. countries we cannot trust right now, and i would love to be able to, but we cannot. we have to take our own security into account, and i agree this is a le
FOX Business
Feb 19, 2013 9:20am EST
before the market opens, david. and ask this question, will the gas price spike lead us into another recession. >> if it persists, the answer is yes, if it's quickly, the answer is no. stuart: and another question, do you expect this price spike to persist? >> yes, it's not over. we've got a refining capacity contraction in the u.s., it's not resolved so more higher gasoline is ahead of us. stuart: and david, hold on, i want to see what happens when the opening bell starts to ring and starting right now. i'm expecting the dow to hit 14,000, we've been away for three days and friday afternoon the dow closed at 13,981. the early indicator suggested we go up, 20, maybe 20 points at the opening bell and that would take us to 14,000 so we're off and running again. stocks at a very high level. i've got a question for you. are you in this market, you, the little guy. we've got an expert on that coming up in just a moment from charles schwab and he'll give us the answer and on the high side in the first seconds. today's merger talk, a number of mergers, officemax, office depot reportedly get
FOX Business
Feb 19, 2013 11:00am EST
with anybody to get this job done. none of us will get 100% of what we want. nobody should want these cuts to go through. the last thing our families can afford right now is pain imposed unnecessarily five bipartisan recklessness here in washington. the american people have worked too hard, too long to see the official cause yet another one. it seems like every three months there is some crisis. we have more work to do and to just try to dig ourselves out of these self inflicted wounds. while a plan to reduce our deficit has to be part of our agenda, we also have to remember deficit reduction alone is not an economic plan. we learned in the 1990s, when bill clinton was president, nothing shrinks the deficit faster than a growing economy that creates middle-class jobs. that should be our driving focus. making america a magnet for good jobs. equipping people with the skills to fill those jobs. making sure that their hard work leads to a decent living. those are the things that we should be pushing people to work on every single day. that is what the american people expect. that is what i am
FOX Business
Feb 2, 2013 10:00am EST
. the developments overseas tonight. a suicide bomber attack. the u.s. embassy in turkey. killing one, injuring three others. the white house calling it an act of terrorism, the eighth attack on a u.s. embassy since hillary clinton was named secretary of state. coming on this, her less than the job. president obama to they retreated on the obamacare contraception mandate. the department of health and human services announcing that religiously affiliated organizations can opt out of the controversy and mandate, although the rule change applies only to religious nonprofits, prompting private sector entities with religious ties to say, not good enough, mr. president. and some racy super bowl ads starring super model and sports illustrated swimsuit get up. groups calling for higher standards for super bowl ads and their sponsors. we begin tonight with the unemployment rate at 7.9%. the white house looking to a brighter numbers, however, today including upper revisions in jobs created in both november and december, higher consumer spending and rising residential construction. fox news senior white house c
CNBC
Feb 22, 2013 4:00am EST
, this was very important for us to stay in positive risk environment. >> hans, we're seeing the response to the upside now. second highs, 1.32. are you sticking by your thoughts that it is still heading towards 1.30? >> we have to make it clear that in the next quarter or two the euro has upside potential and not downside potential. then the longer prospect for the euro is still very swb very negative. why is this euro overshoot taking place? it has a lot to do with the increasing negative correlation with the yen. so the euro is the anti-yen. that implies that when we were seeing the yen coming under selling pressure, japanese investors, where are they currently investing? investors are investing in fixed income. in many cases, very little yields left so that actually means the peripheral of europe sticks out. you need to have some preconditions. the most important, the yen has to stay weak, but secondly we should not run into any politically motivated problem with the euro. that would be a killer for that type of trade. >> and on that note, the european commission today is due to relea
FOX Business
Feb 1, 2013 10:00pm EST
for joining as. do not forget to record airshow if you cannot catch us live. have a great weekend and a great night. ♪ lou: good evening, everybody. the dow jones industrials tonight above 14,000 for the first time since october of 2007. it just 155 points from its all-time high. the s&p regaining the 1500 level, the labor department today reporting 157,000 jobs were created last month, almost 170,000 people, however, dropped out of the workforce, despite all of that. the national unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage. it now stands at 7.9. eight and a half million people have dropped out of the work force since president obama took office. the developments overseas tonight. a suicide bomber attack. the u.s. embassy in turkey. killing one, injuring three others. the white house calling it an act of terrorism, the eighth attack on a u.s. embassy since hillary clinton was named secretary of state. coming on this, her less than the job. president obama to they retreated on the obamacare contraception mandate. the department of health and human services announcing that religiously af
FOX Business
Feb 2, 2013 8:00pm EST
that contacted us. tom sullivan show, we are open for business 24/7. check out our facebook page. follow me on twitter and all the ways to contacted us are on the web page which is my name tom sullivan. thanks for joining us. make sure and tune into the radio show. we're on fox news talk, seer ios every weekday from putting to 6:00 p.m. we'll have another great show for you on fox business. in the meantime, i hope to hear you on the radio. lou: good evening, everybody. the dow jones industrials tonight above 14,000 for the first time since october of 2007. it just 155 points from its all-time high. the s&p regaining the 1500 level, the labor department today reporting 157,000 jobs were created last month, almost 170,000 people, however, dropped out of the workforce, despite all of that. the national unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage. it now stands at 7.9. eight and a half million people have dropped out of the work force since president obama took office. the developments overseas tonight. a suicide bomber attack. the u.s. embassy in turkey. killing one, injuring three others
CNBC
Feb 5, 2013 6:00am EST
liesman. also at the table with us this morning, our guest host is andy surel. andrew just talked about the markets. stocks ending at session lows yesterday. in fact, all ten s&p sectors closed lower. yet the bulls betting this is nothing more than a bull pac. but we will have a number of powerful investors for their thoughts throughout yao the morning. jim o'neill will join us in just a few minutes. then in the next half hour, the man charged with making sdigs for how blackrock invests more than $1 trillion, the firm's chief investment strategist, russ koesterich. nouriel roubini will be joining us and we're going to ask him for his current view of the world. in the following hour, buy and hold is the name of his game, barons capital ceo ron baron will be our special guess. he's been talking to us about how great of an opportunity stocks have been. we'll see if he's still feeling that optimistic now that stocks have reached 14,000 or close to it. >>> how majority leader eric cantor is set to address a major policy issue today. the goal here is trying to rebrand the gop. moving on, befo
CNBC
Feb 28, 2013 4:00am EST
in london or certainly in the u.s. they wouldn't mind seeing at this point. >> we've created a million private sector jobs. >> in britain? >> yeah. >> well, congratulations. >> there you go. that is the great conundrum, right? >> it's true. the different between -- well, and even with germany. the liesh market social security holding up, despite the sharp contraction in the fourth quarter. although this will probably add to the sense that the german economy bottomed during that period. >> did i see any -- i haven't seen any, no. i think that's out a little later. plenty to get through on today's program. >> it's good to be back, by the way. >> biggest take away from the mobile world congress? what's the one thing you saw that you thought, oh, that is really cool. >> i go to a conference like this and i think, machine res taking over the world. >> that's the thing we talk about. i don't like those machine peps. >> exactly. so 50 billion connected-m devic. that's a figure thatjs -- some y the point is, it isn't just about you and i talking to each other on a mobile phone. we are well bey
CNBC
Feb 22, 2013 2:00pm EST
, essentially. number one, we have confidence up. closing gren. that always helps us. but the feds stay easy for a long time. then leaked reports that mr. bernanke was minimizing concerns about asset bubbles and of course he is going to be testifying next week, mandy, in washington and a lot of traders expect him to reiterate, bullard's comment, that rates are likely to remain low for a long time. can you see the effect on the market here. all of the risk on, if you like to call it that, materials, tech, financials and industrials, all up. almost the same amount. two to one, advance in declining stocks. take a look for the week, you're right, mandy, dow jones is the only major index in positive territory. now it's flat. but transports s&p 500 to russell and nasdaq is the big loser for the week. mandy? >> indeed it is, bob. thank you very much. rick santelli, how we wrap up the week in the bond pits. >> with a lower yield, extra buying coming in. i understand on one hand that it is on the scale in terms of the fed buying treasuries keeping yield down. but remember all the talk about selling a
CNBC
Feb 13, 2013 3:00pm EST
will be with us. john chambers will join us moments after the company reports earnings. will the results move us closer or further away from a new high? plus a lot more to get into with the always outspoken john chambers. >> he's terrific and how is this for an odd couple. facebook founder and ceo mark zuckerberg having new jersey republican governor chris christie over to his house tonight. >> here's a clue. >> knew you would like that. >> serve lots of food. >> give me a break, bill. >> a live report and we'll explain what's behind this unlikely friendship. >> also. it will be one more day until that carnival cruise ship is towed into port. a total tragedy, and now there's a dispute about conditions on board. carnival saying it's fine but passengers saying it's a nightmare. we'll get a firsthand account from the ship. >> let's kick off the final hour of trading. enter the final stretch and the markets are mixed. dow jones industrial average down about 61 points. that's off the worst levels of the day which were hit 15 minutes or so ago. 13,956 the last trade on the blue chip trade. apple was t
CNBC
Feb 21, 2013 4:00am EST
-off. u.s. markets fell yesterday following the release of the fed minutes. it was the worst day of the year for the s&p and nasdaq. as you can see, shedding 108 points there, a rare triple digit decline this year. energy and material stocks were the worst hit. all ten s&p sectors did hit the day lower. volatility on the rise. the vix rose nearly 20% on this session. the sell-off has continued overnight. the shanghai composite, the australian markets taking it on the chin. will i sixuan joins us from singapore. >> thank you, kelly. fears of an early access by the fed rocks sentiment here in asia today. the nikkei pulls back 1.4% from its 52-month high. investors remain cautious ahead of the decision on the next boj chief. construction equipmentmakers were down after caterpillar reported slowing sales for the quarter ending january. but batterymaker gsyuasa reported a fix over long-term battery problems. the shanghai composite tumbled to 3% today. commodity place were under a lot of pressure today after the u.s. fomc minutes raised the possibility of a qe asset. development and ce
CNBC
Feb 25, 2013 4:00am EST
of 87 of 75 against the euro, as well. darren maher joins us. there's been quite a big move already in sterling before this announcement, one wonders actually whether the ratings downgrade, now it's on a stable outlook, is perhaps the end of the weakness in sterling. >> i suspect not, to be honest. we can talk about it being a move and certainly over the last couple of years, there has been a big shift in cable. frankly, this has been a relatively small move. we can't say as of yet it's overshoot. i don't think the market will take great solace that we're now in a stable outlook from moody's because i think everybody recognizes the uk is still fragile and the growth position is more fragile, so i think more down side is possible. >> but what is in the price, darren? >> i think from this point forward is how much slippage do we get. i would say it's more what's in the price and what's in the price for sterling is the market has given the uk a lot of good will that it will be able to mix this wonderful growth of austerity. i think what the market is now doing is reappraising that. tha
NBC
Feb 19, 2013 11:00am EST
developments. tell us what you learned. >> this was a multitude of events last lasted over the last couple of hours. but take a live look right now and see the end result and you can see an enormous hole in the front of that house where the front door used to be. you can see the truck went almost into the kitchen. take a look at the video. the tow truck and the police department are pulling it out of the house this morning. just a couple minutes ago. barbara, this all started last night and we talked to prince george's county police. they left a redentional kind of facili facility. those five juveniles stole the pickup truck you're looking at and they did some joy riding. after that they dropped off one juvenile and there were four left in the truck and they did more joy riding. that is when we were told they were driving erratic and they tried to pull them over. they did not stop and they gave chase and this is the end of result. this stolen pickup truck crashed into the front of this house here in prince william county. there were folks home in the house, but there are no injuries. as yo
CNBC
Feb 6, 2013 1:00pm EST
's folks. u.s. post office ending saturday delivery of first class mail. if congress will go for it in but the move has major ram mications for business and for you. markets right now, pretty steady this hour. energy has been the leading sector in this recent rally. so are these still -- these stocks still a hot play or are they too hot to handle now? if you thought profits were the thing that is the only thing that ceos cared about, think again. we will tell what you is keeping top guys and girls up at night. my partner sue is up at the stock exchange. sue? >> hi, ty. money-losing u.s. postal service is ending saturday delivery of first class mail. all in an effort to trim costs. postmaster general speaking to cnbc about the move and ramifications for you and for business. pearson is in washington with the plan and political fall out. hampton, you're up first. >> losing about $36 million a day, cutting saturday first class delivery will save about $2 billion a year. it is really the best short term option right now for the postal service with losing $16 billion last year np
FOX Business
Feb 20, 2013 11:00am EST
of cyber attacks against u.s. companies. dagen: the white house is considering fines and other trade penalties against china. peter barnes has the very latest from washington. peter: the administration is expected to release its own reports. attorney general eric holder will be holding a news conference on this this afternoon. the u.s. is trying to step up efforts to prevent chinese hacking which have hit dozens of u.s. companies. the second report increasing pressure on the administration to take more forcible action against the chinese for what experts say have been years of systematic x-men nosh. these new programs between u.s. intelligence agencies and companies will take time to roll out. connell: peter barnes in washington, d.c. for us. obviously, this is becoming a bigger and bigger story for us. watch this. >> we have also, regularly and repeatedly, raised our concerns at the highest level with the chinese government about cyber theft. including with sr. chinese officials and the military will continue to do that. connell: former navy seal is with us. you have heard the gover
CNBC
Feb 22, 2013 4:00pm EST
sense of it with rich peterson. good to see everybody. thanks so much for joining us. john, let's talk about the catalyst and where you see this market going. how are you invested today? >> well, we still think that steady issues go, basically consolidating from 1495 to 1530 was the high in the futures this week so we're right in the middle as we come into the weekend. we obviously have the italian elections and bernanke is speaking next week. copper concerns us a little bit. the fact that the metal sold off, including the industrial messals, down to 350. we had a selloff obviously from the highs and decent volumes so the balance is nice and have to make sure that it holds. we think bernanke will be pretty friendly when he's before congress next week so that's a positive. i don't think the fed will tighten anytime soon but do think asset purchases will go down. figure the asset purchase will go down but fed funds are basically going to be flat from basically now until 2015. if they do tighten, it will be slow and deliberate, so i think maybe we'll get a quarter, a quarter, quarter. eve
WETA
Feb 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
to taking an action that's going to mitigate that threat. gwen: when is it ok to use u.s. drones to kill americans? and when does congress get to know about it? >> if the executive branch makes a mistake and kills the wrong person or a group of the wrong people, how should the government acknowledge that? gwen: closer to home, did the folks who issue credit ratings make the mortgage crisis worse? the justice department says yes. >> we believe that s&p played a significant role in helping to bring our economy to the brink of collapse. gwen: and on politics, republicans and democrats map out the future. >> it's important not to read too much into any particular political victory, because this country is big, it is diverse, it is contentious, and we don't have a monopoly on wisdom. >> to uphold this legacy of those who have come before us, washington will need to make some choices. and in a divided government, these choices are often tough. gwen: covering the week, carrie johnson of nph, pete williams of nbc news, alexis simendinger of real clear politics, and beth reinhard of "national jou
FOX Business
Feb 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
your e-mails include john telling us that he is baffled about fixing social security. he says pass a law stopping the payroll taxes from going into the general fund. sometimes those guys just every pass. mark says the age for social security needs to be raised. that is the only way to solve it. finally, the lunchbox cops are targeting fried foods. cafeterias will no longer serve 100,000 workers fried chicken, concise, fried fish, and help these workers cope, the usda has hired a full-time dietitian on site. of course, we were paying for it is taxpayers. here is the best part. this whole plan is only for a few buildings. if workers want some french fries, they just have to walk a block to the energy department where the french writers are still bubbling. that is my "two cents more". that is all we have for tonight. we will see you back tomorrow. lou: good evening, everybody. the president today spending political capital by the bucket full. pushing hard for gun control. despite the fact that the murder rate in america has dropped to a 50 year low. he called for more and higher taxes
CNBC
Feb 12, 2013 1:00pm EST
. siemens. answers. >>> it is time for final trade time. pete, kick us off. >> bank of america ready to break out and get towards 13. >> mtw, construction trade, i ththe going to continue to move. >> steve weiss. >> qualcomm, running a sale, time to get it if you don't own it. >> that does it for us live goldman tech conference in san francisco. "power lunch" starts now. >> hello. welcome to "power lunch." michelle caruso-cabrera. in for sue and tyler. apple ceo tim cook making big headlines. the fight with hedge fund manager david einhorn and cannibalization of the company's product. more on that fallout. >> also mead china factor, las vegas rolling out red carpet for chinese new year tourist, which casino stock stands to win big. >> "sports illustrated" swimsuit edition hits news stands today. i bet you already knew that. supermodel kate upton on the cover for the second year running. she's going to join us live here on "power lunch." we don't want to miss that. >> in the meantime, let's check the markets. we have dow 14,000 and climbing as things stand at the moment, apple is wei
CNBC
Feb 5, 2013 4:00pm EST
that are supplying to china. that doesn't deter the economic outlook globally or for the stock market in the u.s. but it's a bit of yellow flag out there to investor and look what happens to their stock returns, mediocre compared to domestic returns here. >> what's the most damaging implication for the u.s., companies deriving revenue to a significant amount like yum brands is because of the slow down due to the china slow down? >> i think moderation, and the good news here in the u.s. and midwest, a rebirth in manufacturing. i think bodes well for the u.s. and bodes well for many stocks in those industries. >> how, do you -- go ahead. >> a poultry specific issue for china. the car sales in china is supposed to be off the chart so i think it's getting better, a and the stock market is it telling us that. other companies are starting to bring their manufacturing to the united states because the natural gas price is so low over here. >> yeah. they are also going to mexico. ed, jump in here. how do you invest it? >> well, i'll tell youing everything that they are saying i agree w.china obviously go
CNBC
Feb 28, 2013 4:00pm EST
, but as allen points out, volatility has been with us the last week or so. one day you're down 100 points and the next day you're up 100 point. let's see what happened. stay tuned. richard fisher from the fed will join us in a moment as well as we get under way with the second hour of the "closing bell." i'll see you tomorrow. >>> and it is 4:00 on wall street. do you know where your money is? hi, everybody. welcome back to the "closing bell." i'm maria bartiromo on the floor of the new york stock exchange. no all-time high today. in fact, sellers coming in the final minutes of trading taking the market further youaway frome record. we had a severe selloff at end of the day with the market giving up all of a 70-plus point rally and then some, ending in negative territory to the tune of 21 points. we did have a rebalancing today that. created a lot of volatility and certainly volume surged. nonetheless, the dow jones industrial average tonight down 21 points to 14,054 on the blue chip average. nasdaq also reversing course, as did the s&p 500. take a look. both averages reversing what had b
CNN
Feb 5, 2013 1:00pm PST
spending cuts, cuts he fears will wreck the u.s. economic recovery. basically he wants lawmakers to kick the can down the road one more time. let's go to our white house correspondent dan lothian. dan is joining us. dan, the president made a little bit of a surprise appearance over in the white house briefing room. >> reporter: that's right. very surprising because the president in the past has criticized these short-term deals saying that this is not what the american people sent their elected officials to washington to do. you have this march 1st deadline quickly approaching. while congress is trying to work on a bigger budget, 1 pine point $2 trillion package, the president says they need more time in order to continue tipping away at the problem. the big concern is that everyone believes that the economy is moving in the right direction. the president is pointing to auto sales, the housing, to manufacturing. and so there's this worry that if this see quester happens, if these deep cuts happen then it could be a major set back for the u.s. economy. the president is saying the threat a
CNBC
Feb 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
a real budget cut. the u.s. postal service says it's ready to stop saturday delivery beginning this summer. it will save them $2 billion. unfortunately it's losing $16 billion a year. it's a start. more budget cuts may be coming. house speaker john boehner saying today he won't bail out the president when it comes to the sequester budget cut. and eric cantor says the spending cut sequester is going through. i will talk to mr. cantor in a little while. the u.s. and global stock market continues. japan is up 32%. first up this evening, neither snow nor rain nor saturday. the post master general today announcing the postal service will stop saturday letter deliveries. take a listen. >> a typical large organization would have either cash on hand or borrowing ability. two months worth of cash to cover operating costs. in october this year the postal service had less than four days of cash on hand. that's a scary situation. it's no situation that a business should be in. >> all right. sounds like it's time to close up shop all together and privatize the post office. four days of cash
CNBC
Feb 13, 2013 4:00pm EST
or microsoft. maybe cisco is the one to take us to new highs. >> the leader today which was positive, amazon, comcast, our parent 100% now and facebook, so, you know, it's the new technologies that are leading the way here. >> facebook had a nice turnaround after they came out and said they sold apple and buying this one. a big move late in the day but the nasdaq has been positive all day and think that could be the new leader to take us to new highs. >> going well off the lows of the day, the dow down 38 points, the s&p and nasdaq positive. stand by for the very important cisco earnings on the second hour of the closing well with maria. see you tomorrow. >> and it is 4:00 on wall street. do you know where your money is? hi, everybody, welcome to the "closing bell." i'm maria bartiromo on the floor of the new york stock exchange. a mixed day for the market. the dow failing to hold on to 14,000 level with the decline of 36 points off the worst levels, even there, as you can see there, a decline of 37 points. take a look at how we're finishing the day overall. a reversal of yesterday's decline
CNBC
Feb 14, 2013 6:00am EST
that the fed themselves have used the term. that has big im mrications for the lid quiddity of the market. on tech, it's certainly a story about one name over the last year, but you're beginning to see that broaden out. .i think that's a very good thing, but it's going to be a stock by stock story. i think that's exciting for investors. >> dean, what do you think about that, that whole idea with the race to the bottom with the central bank? is that something to worry about now or another year or two down the road? >> yeah. we spent a lot of time looking at volatility and currencies has been one place where even as the vix sags to 12, you've had this very, very healthy volatility specifically in the yen and then you have the central bank starting to talk about currency wars and korea has said something. of course, in europe, for all the talk of draghi's whatever it takes language, that riegz euro is not exactly great for them from a trade standpoint. you've seen the euro/yen collapse from a pricing standpoint. if you look at the vision and you look at the volatility in the markets right no
FOX Business
Feb 14, 2013 1:00pm EST
you for joining us on "markets now," and wall street is wonders where is the love? lower despite two major deals. what's pressuring stocks? >> a fascinating look at ceo confidence, pwc's u.s. chairman is standing by. right now, he has his annual ceo survey. it might surprise you. >> calling senate's bluff on spending. lou dobbs weighs in. >> news on the stranded carnal cruise ship. the clock cannot turn fast enough. those poor people. >> i agree. up to speed on the markets, back to the floor, annie coal -- and nicole, another sideways day. >> dow down six points, not far off the unchanged line for all three major averages. the nasdaq and s&p squeeze out gains, the dow slightly to the downside. s&p, as we talked about yesterday, right, broader average, and the dow just has 30. it moves the archings more. one thing the traders talked about from the minute i walked in this morning was europe. you see the euro lower, the dollar is strong on a day where we heard that europe is struggling with growth over in germany, in particular, that's the real big one. france and italy would be in ther
FOX Business
Feb 6, 2013 1:00pm EST
unless the president wants to come to talk to us about meaningful cuts. the house has passed two bills now. this president is basically says no and does not want to talk to us. he needs to come talk to us. otherwise, it will happen and it will be very tough on a lot of different areas. lori: one silver lining in this national small business association, or economic report inspired our conversation this morning. 73% of small business reporting the ability to garner financing. is that enough to rehabilitate to your satisfaction in this industry? >> what we are seeing is a lot of small businesses are not expanding because of their concerns about the economy. it is very good news. when it comes to access to capital. a majority of those businesses will just wait and see what happens. they do not want to put their necks out on the line and get burned by this economy. lori: a pleasure speaking with you this afternoon, congressman. melissa: some big changes coming to your mailbox. saturday mail delivery will and and in all this. packages will continue to be delivered on saturdays. post offices
NBC
Feb 5, 2013 4:00pm EST
for the digital age. should police be able to track you using your cell phone without a warrant? >>> yoga for your face? is this the way to get rid of wrinkles without botox? >>> good afternoon. i'm pat lawson muse. >> i'm jim handly. strike up the band for the super bowl champs. tens of thousands played hook write today to flood the streets of baltimore. >> through the charm city. it was a chance for the team to thank fans and for fans to thank the team for bringing home the championship. >> news4's chris gordon joins us now lye from baltimore with more on the charm offensive. >> reporter: it is said that baltimore is a blue-collar town with a chip on its shoulder. but today was filled with respect for the ravens and the city that they serve and love and the fans here and it all began this super bowl victory celebration. it began at city hall with the team's arrival and the super bowl trophy showing it to their fans, sharing it for the first time. and then the parade. there was a marching band, the cheerleaders, ravens, on floats, and in military vehicles. waving to the crowds that line the stree
FOX Business
Feb 13, 2013 11:00am EST
be saying we will look at a crash again. he joins us now on the phone from thailand. it is a pretty big pullback. >> not really. i think there are two thin areas we have to consider. the market will become really over bold. connell: we could see a crash. >> i think what most investors overlook is on march 6 of this year, we will be four years into the bull market. fifteen months ago, we were at 1074 on the s&p. we are up almost 50% in 15 months. we are very extended already. connell: i want to hear your argument for that. there have been a number of people making the case for stocks being cheap on a relative basis. i want to take you back a little while. you are author of "the doom, gloom report." we have actually gone up, not down. obviously, that surprises you a little bit. >> i am familiar with that theme because i have been through it so many times. the opposite is in march 2009, people could not see why stocks would move up and a year ago, and europe when reese and italy, portugal and spain, people could not see why they would go up. connell: it has, obviously, guy. if you look at
FOX Business
Feb 19, 2013 4:00pm EST
especially equities. u.s. stocks a small allocation, a lot of opportunity in the foreign market, especially the can down europe and also markets like russia, greece and even argentina. david: you wrote a book called the iv ip portfolio, one of this mimics what harvard and dl are doing. we're also big and high yield bonds. 20% of your portfolio in high yield bonds. give us examples, don't have too many specifics about where to go. >> with there are a lot of things that investors could emulate or should, the high equity focus, big exposure to real assets, briefly commodities as well as real estate. the other is high yield bonds. they have equity like characteristics, so don't want to necessarily put them in their own category and a lot of the low hanging fruit on high yield bonds has been taken. they had an amazing run the last few years, we still have exposure to both high yield in the u.s. as well as foreign. liz: tell us where you see the money, i know you are a believer in the housing recovery, let's talk about that. >> still believe in the housing sector and homebuilders. even though the
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